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London Gazette

Reports on Gallipoli Landing

The London Gazette is one of the official journals of record of the British government and has been in publication since 1665.  During World War I The London Gazette published reports and dispatches from various battles, including the Gallipoli landing.  The London Gazette also publishes notices for soldiers are mentioned in dispatches, often for meritorious actions, or are promoted, referred to as being “gazetted”.  The London Gazette is available online.

The London Gazette from 2 July 1915 contains the report on the Gallipoli landing from General Ian Hamilton, the Commander of the Mediterranean Commanding Force during the Gallipoli campaign.

The London Gazette from 13 August 1915 contains the report of the Gallipoli landing from Vice Admiral John M de Robeck, the Commander of the allied naval force in the Dardanelles during the Gallipoli campaign.